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 Swords Prohibited.Sworn at Highgate. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sworn Brothers,
 
“in the Old English law, were persons who by mutual oath covenanted to share each other’s fortune.” (Burrill.)   1
 


 Swords Prohibited.Sworn at Highgate. 

 
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